L.L. Bean Camping Rocker Recalled Due to Falling Hazard Resulting in Injury


December 09, 2010

L.L.Bean in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a voluntary recall of a fabric camping rocker due to a defective design that can result in the rocker collapsing. The camping rocker is defective because the plastic clips that anchor the plastic seat back to the frame can break, creating a risk of falling. Several such falls resulting from the plastic clips breaking led to the recall.

Falls, including falling from chairs, can result in serious injuries including traumatic brain injuries, spinal injuries or broken bones which often involve significant medical and rehabilitative treatment and medical bills that can quickly drain the financial resources of a family. The financial drain from a fall caused by a defective product is compounded when the injured family member is a breadwinner. At Montlick and Associates, Attorneys at Law, we have been representing those injured by defective products throughout Georgia for over 25 years.

This recall involves L.L.Bean folding camp rockers with a fabric cover and a steel frame. The rockers have a fabric/mesh seat and back and a cup holder on the right armrest. Rockers with the number RNR113 and RNR114 listed on the white tag under the seat are included in the recall. The camp rockers were sold at L.L.Bean stores nationwide and through the L.L.Bean catalog from April 2009 through July 2010 for about $50. According to the CPSC, consumers should immediately stop using the camping rockers with plastic anchors and contact L.L.Bean to receive a free replacement rocker.

If you have been injured by a defective product, you may seek compensation for your injuries from anyone in the chain of commerce including the manufacturer, distributor or retailer. A lawsuit based on injuries suffered from a recalled or defective product is based on product liability law. Product liability litigation requires a law firm with experience and expertise in handling product liability lawsuits as well as the financial resources necessary to thoroughly investigate the product, retain the best experts and prepare the case for trial.

A product can be defective in a great number of ways but the most common defects that form the basis of a product liability lawsuit include the following:

  • Design defects
  • Manufacturing defects
  • Failure to warn/Labeling defects

If you or your loved one has been injured by a defective or dangerous product, you or your loved one are entitled to compensation for your injuries. The experienced personal injury attorneys at Montlick and Associates, Attorneys at Law, represent clients throughout Georgia, including those who are seriously injured by defective products. Our Georgia product liability attorneys are available to assist clients throughout all of Georgia, including but not limited to Albany, Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Dalton, Gainesville, Macon, Marietta, Rome, Roswell, Savannah, Smyrna, Valdosta, Warner Robins and all smaller cities and rural areas in the state. Call us today for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or visit us on the web at www.montlick.com. No matter where you are, we are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you.

Category: Personal Injury

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